Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
He raiseth up the poor out of the dust, and lifteth the needy out of the dunghill;
For honour does not come from the east, or from the west, or uplifting from the south;
But he puts the poor man on high from his troubles, and gives him families like a flock.
Lifting up those who are low, and putting the sad in a safe place;
And it will be clear to all the trees of the field that I the Lord have made low the high tree and made high the low tree, drying up the green tree and making the dry tree full of growth; I the Lord have said it and have done it.
This is what the Lord has said: Take away the holy head-dress, take off the crown: this will not be again: let that which is low be lifted up, and that which is high be made low.
He has put down kings from their seats, lifting up on high the men of low degree.
Give ear, my dear brothers; are not those who are poor in the things of this world marked out by God to have faith as their wealth, and for their heritage the kingdom which he has said he will give to those who have love for him?
My throat is dry like a broken vessel; my tongue is fixed to the roof of my mouth, and the dust of death is on my lips.
Your dead will come back; their dead bodies will come to life again. Those in the dust, awaking from their sleep, will send out a song; for your dew is a dew of light, and the earth will give birth to the shades.
And a number of those who are sleeping in the dust of the earth will come out of their sleep, some to eternal life and some to eternal shame.
He, having knowledge of the future, was talking of the coming again of Christ from the dead, that he was not kept in hell and his body did not see destruction.
By which he made Christ come back from the dead, and gave him a place at his right hand in heaven,
1 Peter 3:21
And baptism, of which this is an image, now gives you salvation, not by washing clean the flesh, but by making you free from the sense of sin before God, through the coming again of Jesus Christ from the dead;
1 Samuel 2:7
The Lord gives wealth and takes a man's goods from him: crushing men down and again lifting them up;
1 Samuel 24:14
After whom has the king of Israel come out? for whom are you searching? for a dead dog, an insect.
2 Samuel 7:8
Then say these words to my servant David, The Lord of armies says, I took you from the fields, from keeping the sheep, so that you might be a ruler over my people, over my people Israel:
And he took a broken bit of a pot, and, seated in the dust, was rubbing himself with the sharp edge of it.
His eyes are ever on the upright, and he gives to the crushed their right;